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The compassionate life : walking the path of kindness

Author: Marc Barasch
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of "Field Notes on the Compassionate Life" blends hard science and popular culture with up-to-the-minute research to weave a stirring, unforgettable story of the search for kindness in a world that clearly needs it.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Barasch
ISBN: 1576755932 9781576755938
OCLC Number: 855582270
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 mars 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (x, 352 p.))
Contents: Preface; 1. The Circle of Compassion; 2. Roots, Branches, and the Clear Blue Sky; 3. Empathy: You in Me, Me in You; 4. Street Retreat: The Debt of Love; 5. The Good Eye; 6. Heart Science, Heart's Mystery; 7. The Giveaway; 8. The Altruist; 9. The Elixir of Forgiveness; 10. Loving the Monster; 11. A Little Peace of the Heart; 12. The Beloved Community; 13. All My Relations; Conclusion; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Marc Ian Barasch.

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Answers questions such as what can we learn from exceptionally empathetic people? Can we increase our compassion quotient with practice? How do we open our hearts to those who do us harm? What if the  Read more...

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